Sarah Burns

Sarah Burns is an editor and writer at 24/7 Wall St. She previously worked at AOL and MSN. She began her career in book publishing at Viking Press/Penguin Books and has been writing and editing general and financial news stories for the last 15 years.

In addition to 24/7 Wall St. and 24/7 Tempo, her stories have appeared in USA Today, MSN, MarketWatch, Business Insider, and Yahoo Finance.

Sarah has edited numerous travel and garden books. She teaches urban farming in New York City public schools and is an instructor at the New York Botanical Garden. She graduated from Bowdoin College in Maine with a bachelor’s degree in English. She is based in New York City.

Lastest Stories by Sarah Burns

Streaming services have been a godsend during the COVID pandemic, enabling people to watch or rewatch great shows when many other entertainment options have been unavailable. In some regards, Netflix...
Marvel seems to be the gift that keeps on giving for movie makers and audiences alike. There’s even a collective term for the gift — the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) — that describes...
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted our lives in many ways, among other things keeping many people homebound for months. Fortunately, we’ve had great at-home entertainment options thanks to a...
Movies are an American art form, and one of the most popular types of entertainment. People have turned to movies — albeit usually on small screens at home — to help them get through some...
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our perceptions of work and home. Because of lockdowns and other restrictions, tens of millions of people have been working at home for the last 16 months. Their...
Waterfalls are among the most stunning natural wonders on the planet. It is awe inspiring to see broad torrents of water tumbling hundreds or even thousands of feet, often accompanied by mist moving...
Getting a driver’s license is a rite of passage for American teens. It’s also dangerous. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the risk of motor vehicle crashes is...
Americans love dogs, there’s no doubt about that. It’s estimated that the dog population in the United States is almost 80 million, and that 44% of households have a dog. We typically get dogs...
“It takes a village to raise a child” is an old proverb, probably of African origin, that reflects the importance of community for families. Millennials — the generation born between 1981...
Millennials, also known as Gen Y, are the demographic cohort born between 1981 and 1996. Ranging in age from 25 to 40, they were the first generation to come of age with the Internet and social...
Numerous studies have shown that being disadvantaged as a youth correlates strongly with adverse outcomes in adulthood. Disadvantage is manifested in many ways, including low-income households,...
Movies are big business — very big business. Every year, and particularly in the summer, studios release what are called tentpoles — movies that are expensive to make but that are...
Japanese is one of the most popular cuisines in North America, thanks to the proliferation of sushi (now sold even in grocery stores) and ramen (the ultimate dorm room food as well as the focus of an...
Americans are taking vacations again as the country continues to rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic, but international travel is still a challenge, so many are looking for destinations in their own...